Ronald E Larsen, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on May 9, 2023 in Logan, Utah. Ron was born January 11, 1939 in Logan to Andrew Lawrence Larsen and Mable Priel Evans. He attended Logan City schools, and especially enjoyed his time at Logan High where he played football. Ron invited Joanne Cannon to the Homecoming Dance, and they spent the next 64 years happily together. Ron and Joanne married in 1959 in the Salt Lake City Temple for time and all eternity. He went to Utah State and after graduation joined the United States Air Force. He proudly served his country in various assignments around the United States as a pilot. Ron served two deployments to Vietnam where he flew many missions serving his country.
Ron was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served in various callings in Young Men’s, Seminary, Sunday School, high council, ward librarian and served in the Renton Washington Stake as a Bishop. Ron and Joanne also loved serving together for several years in the Logan Temple. At the time of Ron’s passing he was a member of the Eastridge Ward.
Ron was known for his kind and gentle heart, his laugh, and his ability to fix just about anything. Ron and Joanne loved to travel in their motorhome, especially to Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons area. He enjoyed boating, skiing, and watching sporting events. But, the greatest love of his life was his sweetheart, Joanne. His children and grandchildren have been left with a wonderful legacy of marital love and devotion.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents and brother William. He is survived by his wife Joanne Cannon Larsen, his five children, Lisa McCulloch of Pueblo, Colorado, Teri Mortensen (Harris) of Kent, Washington, Michelle Barrott (Brad) of Pocatello, Idaho, Jennifer Price (Nathan) of Mt. Home, Idaho, and Ronald Todd Larsen(Shawnee) of Kaysville, Utah and 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held May 15, 2023 from 11:30-12:30 at the Eastridge LDS Chapel located at 1350 Eastridge Dr., Logan, Utah. Funeral will follow at 1:00 p.m. with burial at the Logan Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Allen-Hall Mortuary.
Funeral services will be livestreamed via the link below: